Gefilte Fish: an endangered delicacy

I must begin this blog post with an apology to my readers. I haven’t posted in a very long time. Yes, you guessed it! My post-election malaise. I did write some expressions of dismay, but I think they were quickly overtaken by an avalanche of words on the subject in all media: the real and…

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Only In New York

Celebrating St. Patrick's in Dublin

This will inaugurate a new type of blog post titled “Only in New York” that I will share with my readers on occasion. I know that the kinds of incidents I will write about can and do happen elsewhere, but to me New York with its diverse population is a microcosm of the world, so…

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Packaging Crimes

First and foremost, I want to wish all my readers a joyous New Year. May 2017, bring you good health and the fulfillment of all you have planned for this year. Given the turbulence of the past year and the repackaging of our electoral politics I suppose we all need to buckle up for the…

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